A hapless young Western woman spends a year toiling in a Japanese company, making one terrible cultural blunder after another as she struggles to survive in an unfamiliar environment. By the author of The Stranger Next Door and Loving Sabotage. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
A European woman working at a Japanese corporation finds herself confused by the clash of cultures and endures a series of humiliations in this humorous novel that nonetheless attempts a serious look at two ways of life. Winner of the Grand Prix de l'Academie Française.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Conflicts + Dualities, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Work + the Workplace, Money + Finance, Literary, Humorous Fiction